Annual Animal Welfare Symposium

Date: 07/06/2023

SLU Campus Ultuna, Ulls hus, room W, Uppsala




Wednesday-Thursday 7-8th June 2023, Uppsala


The aim of this symposium is to engage researchers in animal and veterinary sciences, human-animal interactions, ethics, policy and law, economics and marketing in sharing and discussing their results and ideas in a broad context of animal welfare, by providing a friendly scientific forum.

The programme includes short presentations from participants, primarily early stage researchers, as well as longer plenary talks from invited speakers. 

This year the invited speakers are:

Christine Nicol – What is joy without sorrow?

Rebecca Doyle – Sustainable animal welfare across the globe – from field to policy

Vivian Goerlich – Welfare as dynamic concept based on the animal’s ability to adapt to challenges



The deadline to submit preliminary title or main topic is the 3rd of April, deadline for full abstract is the 15th of May and the deadline to register for the symposium is 22nd of May.



Cost (including lunch, coffee breaks and symposium dinner) is 800 SEK. For those giving a presentation the cost is 475 SEK.

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